FILM: Midnight Orchestra (l'orchestre de minuit) (Morocco/France)

Date:Sat 16 Feb
Time:4.30 -7pm
Venue:J3
Price:£8 | £6 (student)

Director: Jérôme Cohen-Olivar

Wall Street whizz kid Michael Abitbol returns to his childhood home in Casablanca to be reunited with his elderly father: legendary band leader and local hero Marcel Botbol, from whom he is estranged.

Botbol is returning there himself for the first time since leaving his native city and adoring fans for Israel in 1973. No sooner do they meet again than tragedy strikes... (2016, distributed by Menemsha films)

Join us for a post show Q&A featuring speakers:

  • Dr Sami Everett, Faculty of Asian & Middle East Studies, the University of Cambridge
  • Dr Vanessa Paloma Elbaz, Faculty of Music, the University of Cambridge
  • Jérôme Cohen-Oliver, film director (via Skype)

Film selected by: Dr Sami Everett, Faculty of Asian & Middle East Studies, the University of Cambridge & Dr Vanessa Paloma Elbaz, Faculty of Music, the University of Cambridge.

FILM OFFER: See all 3 films - £17 General admission / £11.50 Students

 

The 4th Ahbab Festival returns to Cambridge for Valentine's weekend 2019 to celebrate Middle Eastern and North African Culture in music, film and discussion with a broad selection of artists from an even broader geography.  

Why not grab a bite to eat whilst you're here? Click HERE to download the menu from Bedouin Caterers
Food served Friday: from 5pm to 10pm | Saturday: 12 to 10pm | Sunday: 2pm to 9pm

Supported by Arts Council England

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Age: 15+

Box office and bar open 1 hour before event start time.

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